Arts & Culture

By Hagop Vartivarian BEIRUT — While still a 27-year-old youth, Armenian Democratic Liberal (ADL) Party member Parounag Tovmassian intended to found an organ for the ADL in Beirut. It was not possible to provide national leadership in[...]

By Daphne Abeel Special to the Mirror-Spectator WATERTOWN, Mass. — Anyone with a passing knowledge of 20th century photography has seen an image shot by Yousuf Karsh. His photograph ofWinston Churchill is possibly the most frequently[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dr. Sebouh D. Aslanian, on Wednesday, September 14, brought the Armenians of New Julfa in Iran to life during a talk at Harvard University that was crammed with facts, but[...]

BOSTON — The YerazArt Foundation, a Boston-based non-profit organization dedicated to the support of young Armenian musicians, has announced the establishment of two educational programs in Armenia: a comprehensive instrument donation[...]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — This year marks the 20th anniversary of Armenia’s Independence. For this occasion, the Armenian Music Festival of Rhode Island Inc., supported by The Armenian Euphrates Evangelical Church, Sts. Sahag and Mesrob[...]

WATERTOWN, Mass. — The Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) is going to be the new home for many iconic images from one of the most renowned portrait photographers of the 20th century, Yousuf Karsh. The photographer captured the[...]

By Tom Vartabedian PRINCETON, N.J. — When people hear of the work being done by Alice (Abeghian) Calaprice, their eyes bug out in disbelief. The question they may pose might sound redundant: What is a non-physicist doing with such a keen[...]

BURBANK, Calif. — Born Karnik Zouloumian on January 1, 1907 in Syria to an Armenian family, Carzou later created his name from the first syllables of his first name and surname. Becoming a world traveler at an early age, Carzou was[...]

WATERTOWN, Mass. — OneWorld Classrooms, a nonprofit dedicated to building bridges between local and global classrooms through art and technology, will be presenting a free exhibit to showcase children’s art from Armenia and the rest of[...]

By Emil Danielyan, Elina Chilingarian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Serj Tankian, renowned American-Armenian musician, on Monday, called for boosting the rule of law and combating corruption in Armenia, saying that is key to addressing the[...]

SAN FRANCISCO — Golden Thread Productions announces the world premiere of “Night over Erzinga,” a powerful and soul-stirring play by award-winning playwright and actor Adriana Sevahn Nichols. Sevahn Nichols is the first recipient of[...]